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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Thame, Minerva M.; Franklin, L.; Young, J.; Hall, C.; Saunders, Geoffrey; Williams, Nadia P.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
An Unusual Presentation of Group B Streptococcal Sepsis
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
53
Issue ID
6
Page(s)
416-419
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
This paper describes the devastating outcome of a neonate who presented with severe late onset group B b-haemolytic streptococcal (GBS) disease. There were extensive infarcts of the brain and gangrene of the toes. The purpose of this report is to alert healthcare workers of the unusual presentation and the fetal late onset group B b-haemolytic streptococcal disease may occur despite early and effective management.....
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